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Latest Jets and Moose news.

Note:  The Jets face the Sharks in northern California in the second last game of the season for Winnipeg.  Puck drop isn’t until 9:30 pm so hopefully you can stick with us throughout the day and into the weee hours of the morning as we cover all things Jets today.  As always as soon as is updated we will also notify you via Twitter | Facebook | Instagram.

Note II:  The Moose dropped their re-match with the visiting Admirals 5-2 last night.  The team will have the day off today as they look to re-set for the final couple of games at home this weekend.  They play Saturday and Sunday in 2 pm afternoon matinees against the Rockford IceHogs.  On Saturday it is Josh Morrissey bobblehead day and Sunday is a fan appreciation game in the home finale.

Jets news:

Winnipeg Free Press:  Jets autopsy, part 1: How did we get here?  (Paywall).  Plenty to read in this autopsy as Tim breaks down the season into eight different segments and then looks at what went right, what went wrong and what was learned in each one.

Winnipeg Sun:  Jets need two-way, dependable forwards.  No question that adding more players of this ilk can only boost the Jets next season.

Joel Armia with the puck

ESPN:  They’re out of luck this season, but these five teams will make the playoffs in 2017.  Fans who support the Jets will like seeing their team on this list.

Sportsnet:  Breaking down the top 10 picks.  Cox ran a draft simulator and Jets fans will like the result for Winnipeg.

Illegal Curve:  Jets Practice Report.  A look at the players who were on (or in this case off) the ice for practice yesterday in San Jose.  Audio includes Ondrej Pavelec.

TSN:  Priority No. 1 for every Canadian team.  Jets fans may not like that answer for their squad.

ESPN:  Which teams are most dangerous with Matthews? (Paywall).  Jets fans have been imaging what it would be like to have that type of centre depth on this team.  Ranked fourth on this list.

Jets audio:

TSN 1290 Winnipeg:  Hustler and Lawless.  The guys discuss whether Michael Hutchinson is a part of the future for the Winnipeg Jets.

Illegal Curve:  Coach Maurice scrum.  What stands out from last night’s win?  Important to get the guys on the ice today?  What has he learned about schedule management?  What did he think of Marko Dano’s net front presence?  What stands out from Brandon Tanev’s debut?  Putting Tanev on the PK.  How will he handle his goalies?  Guys just maintenance today?  Kitchton will remain in press box.  Thoughts on the Sharks.

Moose news:

Illegal Curve:  Moose thumped by Admirals 5-2 in re-match.  Includes key plays of game, injury updates, best Moose of game. Coach McCambridge, Dan DeSalvo and Darren Kramer post-game audio.  ‘It wasn’t hard to see that we didn’t play our best game’.  Russ provides his recap of the Moose loss.

Fox news: Admirals streak up to 10 games with second-straight win over Moose.  Not difficult to see why Milwaukee is one of the top teams in the AHL.  And that Pontus Aberg scored two beauty goals that must have fans in Nashville getting quite excited.